Jasper firefighters answer gas smell, smoke calls

From Local Sources

JASPER — Members of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department were called out once late Sunday night and again Monday morning, although neither run involved fire.

The first call, at 11:02 p.m., involved the report of the smell of gas inside a residence in the 1500 block of Greene Street.

No issues were found, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang.

One truck and eight firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes.

Then, at 5:03 a.m. Monday, the fire department was called to City Hall, 610 Main St.

Hochgesang said a passerby noticed smoke and called authorities.

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